Oh, the pod! It has a very special meaning for us insulin-pump wearers...

A small reflection on the "evolution of pods" from type 1 illustrator and generally creative gal Haidee Merritt:


News nuggets from around the diabetes community

NEWSFLASH: FDA Clears Dexcom Share Direct
Dexcom gets regulatory approval of its 'on-the-go' mobile apps for CGM data-sharing.
State of the Union: It's Time to Cure Diabetes
President launching new precision medicine initiative to better treat, cure diseases like diabetes.
'Robotic Pancreas' Appears On American Idol
Carlos Santana's nephew Adam Lasher shows off Dexcom G4 during live performance.

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btw, we're looking to begin featuring a variety of artists here in the Sunday Funnies section starting this Fall. If you're an artist who can create post-able work that somehow fits under the header of "diabetes funnies," we'd love to hear from you. Email us with a little about yourself and some samples of your work. We know you're out there!

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